I was planning to address the collective exhaustion the Trump presidency has caused due to his onslaught of idiocy and scandals. However, that exhaustion has taken its toll on me as I struggle to keep up on bills and general personal maintenance. So I’m just going to write what’s on my mind currently: In the […]Read more "Remove Trump or Let America Die"
When I was 18 I was fortunate enough to go on a trip to Italy and France. In Paris, I had a profound experience with kind strangers who opened their bar after hours to prevent us from walking through a bad part of town. While there they served us unlimited wine and bowls of peanuts […]Read more "Ugly Americanism"
There’s a difficulty I find in trying to express the feeling this time period has produced in me. It’s a numbness, but a burning numbness, which undermines the entire definition of what numb is. I feel nothing and everything at once. Yet we are at a juncture in time where little makes sense anymore, so […]Read more "Kremlin’s Kraken Keeps Trumping America"
So I accidentally wrote an essay on stupidity in response to an article about stupid people having more friends. My accidental essay was responding both to the main article and a comment claiming it was more about introverts vs extroverts. I think I make sense here, and for this being a stream of thought, I […]Read more "Accidental Essay on Stupidity"
It’s difficult to remember the exact moment I began to accept that Donald Trump would become the next President of the United States. All I know is that it was early in the morning and that no amount of alcohol could overcome the anxiety that seeped throughout my body until I lay frozen in place. […]Read more "Post-Mortem: Election 2016"
Look, I know I’m terrible at updating this site. Mostly because I don’t want to post too much of the upcoming book because I’ve learned making money in this economy is exponentially more difficult when you try to do it on your own terms. After all, somewhere along the line (probably in Middle School) I […]Read more "A Bunch of Unrelated and Potentially Pointless Updates [Aug.2016]"
I stopped by Easton tonight to join my buddies Shawn and Kenny on their MicHop Podcast to talk about this weekend’s music festival and campout, SHAKEDOWN BY THE RIVER, American Education, and much more.Read more "Another Visit to MicHop Podcast: Weekend Fun, American Education, and Much More"
Took some time Sunday to head to the Groov Cafe in Montclair, NJ to read at my friends’ poetry night. Hope VandenAkker and Linda Everswick have been running these things for awhile now and it was an absolute pleasure to finally make it to one. The crowd was attentive and courteous and the readers were […]Read more "Reading at Hope & Linda’s Poetry Night (video)"
If you like those, feel free to pick up my interactive poetry/song/whatever book available by clicking the cover art below:Read more "Two New Poems"
Anyone with internet access has to be aware of the life sentence handed down to Ross Ulbricht, the founder of Silk Road, which served as a virtual black market for whatever drugs a person desired. Like most things in this country, the prevailing voices fall towards the fringe: Ross is either a Libertarian hero who has […]Read more "Silk Road, Ross Ulbricht, and Our Collective Stupidity"